Senior MBD Manager – Media, Sport and Entertainment, International; 12 months FTC

Marketing & Business Development

Job Reference



Marketing & Business Development


Business Professionals


London, United Kingdom



The role


Any UK/European office

A hugely exciting opportunity has arisen to support the Media, Sport and Entertainment sector as a Senior Marketing & Business Development Manager, on a 12 month contract basis. Starting in mid-October this is a highly visible role with firm-wide exposure and a UK and International focus..

The Senior Marketing & BD Manager will provide strategic and business planning support to two high-profile sector leads and the wider Media, Sports and Entertainment team. Regular client facing activities, client liaison and relationship management will also feature highly!

The perfect marketer will be commercially-minded and bring an innovative, yet holistic go-to-market approach. This, combined with a genuine passion for truly shaping and delivering impactful key marketing and BD activities which, will drive the growth of client relationships on the back of effective, dynamic marketing and business development plans for the Media Sports and Entertainment Sector. Collaboration and cross-fertilisation across initiatives, campaigns and events with other firm-wide sectors will also be instrumental in how success is measured in this role.

The successful candidate will also be the go-to/point person, across Marketing and BD, as and when gaps exists within the wider Senior Marketing and BD community. This will provide a great opportunity to showcase, ideas and utilise your expertise to trouble-shoot, drive projects and deliver campaigns that support business continuity and our success.

Occasional travel internationally is a requirement of the role.

If you are a senior marketing specialist through and through. A creative thinker who knows the legal or professional services sector inside-out - translating the possible into tangible results;

Why not join our Sector and realise your ambitions? - developing business and engaging clients, broadening market share and connecting across boundaries and cultures through the Media Sports and Entertainment space!

Come impact and inspire, internationally - click here right now.


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